Supreme Court removes Anurag Thakur as BCCI president, Ajay Shirke as secretary
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Supreme Court removes Anurag Thakur as BCCI president, Ajay Shirke as secretary

The Supreme Court ordered to remove Anurag Thakur from the post of BCCI President over not complying with court orders. The apex court also removed Ajay Shirke from the post of BCCI Secretary.  The bench headed by Chief Justice of India, TS Thakur, stated that the BCCI and state board officials failed to implement …

Ashwin wins Test and ICC Cricketer of the Year Awards
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Ashwin wins Test and ICC Cricketer of the Year Awards

India’s ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, was named the Cricketer of the Year and the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2016 by the International Cricket Council on Thursday (December 22). He is now the third Indian cricketer to win the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy after Rahul Dravid (2004) and Sachin Tendulkar …

Suzie Bates named Women’s ODI and T20 Player of the Year awards
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Suzie Bates named Women’s ODI and T20 Player of the Year awards

New Zealand women captain Suzie Bates became the first player to win both the ICC Women’s ODI and T20I Player-of-the-Year awards. Bates had won the women’s ODI Player-of-the-Year award in 2013 but has been named the T20I Player of the Year for the first time. She scored 472 runs in eight ODIs for an …